Welcome Zach Brown

Zach Brown
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Ashley & Vance Engineering Expands Engineering Firm Continues to Add Engineers

Bellingham, WA, February 1, 2016 | Ashley & Vance Engineering has expanded their workforce by hiring Zach Brown, PE. Brown’s extensive experience includes both community transportation projects and large-scale highway transportation construction. Brown has worked in Texas, Alaska and Washington on local, state and federal highway projects. His wealth of experience in planning and management of road construction will serve our community well.

“We are excited to offer...

Mixed use building on Monterey St.

Mixed Use Building
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Here are some recent site photos from Ian Shoebridge, SE at one of our mixed use projects currently under construction. This job is a 30,000 square foot two story addition to an existing 9,000 square foot two story unreinforced masonry building.

San Luis Obispo Tribune article here

The new construction is built on three sides of the existing masonry structure. Reinforcing was design in the new structure to provide structural support to the existing...

Pacific Courtyards

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Ashley & Vance Engineering provided engineering services for this mixed-use complex in San Luis Obispo. It consists of two buildings witha total 9 residential units with commerical units at the ground floor. AV provided structural engineering for the structures, civil design for the site, and construction administration.

Status: In Construction

Image Credit: The Tribune

Bend Atrium Condos - Project Update

Bend Condos Project
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Located in the Old Mill District of Bend, Oregon is this new 9-unit condominium project. Photos below from a mid-November site visit show progress framing up to the third story with exterior sheathing being installed. Other progress on site includes the installation of stormwater systems, water utility lines, and sewer utilities. Stay tuned!

Thanks David Waldron and Lizzie Hedrick Architecture !

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Work to Live!

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After all the long hours, deadlines, meetings, etc., etc., we find ourselves reflecting not only on all of the positive contributions we're making at work, but more importantly on how we're living outside of the office. Here are some recent adventures we wanted to share:

Jason and his family after the Santa Barbara Turkey Trot.

Bree and her champion dog:

Brandon with family and friends hiking in the Cascades.

Jordan and Erik sneaking in a few turns in with friends and family:

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Digester Building Demo!

GP building demo
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Check out this video of the Digester Building Demo at the Port of Bellingham former GP site.

A lot of great progress is being made at the Port of Bellingham's former Georgia Pacific (GP) site. Crews have been busy demolishing buildings, dredging polluted sediment out of Whatcom Waterway , and making way for future progress at the water front. All of which is located immediately behind Ashley & Vance Engineering's Bellingham WA office. This site was historically used as an industrial yard for various...

Burgeoning Beach House

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The Santa Barbara team is stoked to see construction underway on this residential remodel of a Carpinteria beach house. The bulk of the rough framing is completed and waterproofing's up next. We've really enjoyed teaming up again with Dylan Chappell Architects to help bring the clients' wishes to fruition.

For more info on the progress and the architectural approach, check out DCA's blog here .

Our team is growing!

Team Ashley & Vance
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Our Pacific Northwest offices continue to add key people. Our Bellingham and Bend offices recently added new team members that significantly contribute to the success of our firm. Recent PNW new hires include Rollston Frangopoulos, Jackson Kelly, and Erik Johnson.

Rollston Frangopoulos, PE - As a licensed professional engineer, Rollston has nearly a decade of experience in structural design for hospitals, K-12, wineries, residential, and commercial projects in the greater Portland area.

He has worked on many seismic renovations and upgrades, including multistory...

Arbor Builders Shout Out of The Month

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Thank you Arbor Builders for the kind words.

"Ashley Vance has proven that they are an exceptional partner for Arbor Builders. They have shown us a high level of professionalism and a deep experience in key areas of our business. We rely on collaborative technology in our business, in order to deliver predictability in an unpredictable industry. Ashley Vance has, without hesitation, embraced these collaborative tools, which furthers our confidence in a strong and lasting partnership with AV."

Check them out here:...

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